Babri Masjid Demolition Case Updates -> A special CBI court gave the verdict today (September 30) in the criminal case of demolition of a disputed structure in Ayodhya 28 years ago. The court acquitted 32 leaders, including the former Deputy Prime Minister of the country, LK Advani, in this case. The judge, while giving the verdict, said that the evidence presented by the CBI was not strong. The Babri demolition incident was sudden, it was not pre-planned. Explain that a total of 49 people were accused in this case, out of which 17 have died. These include Lallu Singh, MP from Faizabad, UP, Braj Bhushan Sharan Singh, MP from Kaiserganj, and Sakshi Maharaj from Unnao.
Earlier on September 16, CBI Judge Surendra Kumar Yadav had said in the order that all the 32 accused in the case have to be present in the court on the judgment day. However, 6 accused including LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, and Kalyan Singh did not appear in the court. These were later connected to the court through video conferencing. A total of 26 accused were present in the court at the time of the verdict. This case is the final verdict of the tenure of Judge SK Yadav. He was scheduled to retire on 30 September 2019, but the Supreme Court extended him service till 30 September 2020 (until the verdict is pronounced). Also, read -> Healthy Food Habits for kids
Who was the accused in the case ?
LK Advani, former Union Minister Murli Manohar Joshi, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh, Vinay Katiyar, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, Uma Bharti, Mahant Dharmadas, Dr. Ram Vilas Vedanti, in the Ayodhya demolition case Champat Rai, Satish Pradhan, Sadhvi Ritambhara, Pawan Kumar Pandey, Lallu Singh, Prakash Sharma, Vijay Bahadur Singh, Santosh Dubey, Gandhi Yadav, Ramji Gupta, Braj Bhushan Sharan Singh, Kamlesh Tripathi, Ramchandra Khatri, Jai Bhagwan Goel, Om Prakash Pandey, Amar Nath Goyal, Jaibhan Singh Powaiya, Maharaj Swami Sakshi, Vinay Kumar Rai, Naveen Shukla, RN Srivastava, Acharya Dharmendra Dev, Sudhir Kumar Kakkar, and Dharmendra Singh Gurjar were the accused.
orders of the High Court in 1993
The special court was set up in Lucknow on the orders of the High Court in 1993: Explain that the case was handed over to the CBI within 7 days after the demolition of Babri Masjid. The case was heard in different districts, after which the Allahabad High Court set up a special court in Lucknow for hearing in 1993. The CBI then filed its joint charge sheet. In this charge sheet, 49 names like Bal Thackeray, Nritya Gopal Das, Kalyan Singh, Champat Rai were added. Also, read -> What is the solution to the white discharge problem?
The accused MP in Babri case said-
Babri Masjid Demolition Case Updates -> The court’s verdict will be approved: Former MP Ram Ram Vilas Vedanti, accused in the Babri disputed structure demolition case, says Hindu society struggled for hundreds of years for the Ram temple and now it has succeeded. It is a matter of pride for all of us. Vedanti refused to consider the disputed structure as a mosque, saying it was an old dilapidated temple, which was demolished by the Karsevaks to build the new temple. He said that everyone’s statement has been recorded in the court. Whatever decision the court will give us will be accepted. Also, read -> Benefits of cardamom eating